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Topsfield Historical Society
by Dow, George Francis, 1868-1936
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Subjects include: the early settlers, early homes and home life, the Parson Capen House, the Topsfield Historical Society, town government, French and Indian Wars, the Revolution, the Civil War, churches, schools, libraries, the Post Office, taverns and hotels, the witchcraft delusion, poor and strangers, trades and occupations, physicians and medical practice, printing and bibliography, highways and bridges, railroads, cemeteries and burying-grounds, topography.
Topic: Topsfield (Mass.)--History
[by] Charles Lawrence Bond, in cooperation with the Historical Records Commikttee of the Topsfield Historical Society.; This book is the definitive history of Topsfield houses and buildings up to 1980 and includes houses built before 1950. The book is an update of a book published by the Topsfield Historical Society in 1902, of the same title, by John H. Towne.
Topics: Topsfield (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Topsfield (Mass.)--History, Topsfield...
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
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18-page brochure.
Topics: Parson Capen House (Topsfield Mass.), Topsfield--Buildings, structures etc., Historic...
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12-page brochure.; Compiled by the Historical Records Committee and the Topsfield Witch Trials Tercentenary Committee.
Topics: Witchcraft, Topsfield (Mass.)--History
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
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The primary purpose of this Historic Structures Report is to document the extant physical fabric of the Parson Capen House and related historic documents provided by the Topsfield Historical Society (THS) relative to the early historical development of the house and its 1903 restoration. The Report also provides an overview of physical conditions and issues concerning the interpretation.; 3-ring binder, 8 1/2 x 11" pages with 20 color 8 1/2 x 17" fold-out attachments.
Topics: Parson Capen House (Topsfield Mass.), Topsfield--Buildings, structures etc., Historic...
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
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Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
This book contains a good deal of information about the Parson Capen House in Topsfield, MA. as well as the John Ward House in Salem.
Topics: Parson Capen House (Topsfield Mass.), John Ward House (Salem Mass.), Topsfield--Buildings,...
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
Many early volumes were prepared under the leadership of George Francis Dow.; Subjects include: Individual and family information, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), homes and buildings, military records, town records and reports, maps and other illustrations, churches, schools, special events, and witchcraft.
Topic: Records--Massachusetts--Topsfield
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This diary describes not only a busy medical practice of the late 19th century, but also the thoughts and observations of an educated man with broad interests. Dr. Allen describes the transit of Venus and a new comet, news of the assignation of President Garfield, the ceremonies opening the Harvard Medical School in Boston, a visit with other doctors to the Danvers Mental Hospital, the organization of the Topsfield Historical Society in 1894 and the births and deaths in Topsfield. He describes...
Topics: Topsfield (Mass.)--History, Medical Practice
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This diary describes not only a busy medical practice of the late 19th century, but also the thoughts and observations of an educated man with broad interests. Dr. Allen describes the transit of Venus and a new comet, news of the assignation of President Garfield, the ceremonies opening the Harvard Medical School in Boston, a visit with other doctors to the Danvers Mental Hospital, the organization of the Topsfield Historical Society in 1894 and the births and deaths in Topsfield. He describes...
Topics: Topsfield (Mass.)--History, Medical Practice
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This volume includes issues spanning September 2002 through December 2003.
Topics: Topsfield Historical Society, Local History, Topsfield (Mass.)--History
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This volume is Doctor Justin Allen's diary from 1858 to 1880. Doctor Allen did not write in his diary every day, just when he had something of interest to record, frequently an interesting medical case. Some of these medical cases are very sad, children unable to breathe with diphtheria, and new mothers with convulsions from infectious fevers. From December 3, 1859, we have this remarkable entry, "Yesterday was the time appointed for hanging John Brown in Charleston [W.] Va. for treason,...
Topics: Topsfield (Mass.)--History, Medical Practice
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2012.
Topics: Topsfield Historical Society, Local History, Topsfield (Mass.)--History
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This volume includes issues spanning January/February through November/December 2016.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2011.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2013.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2004.
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This volume comprises a set of book reviews by Doctor Justin Allen. Allen was chairman of the library trustees, and would write lengthy reviews of new books. He liked history, biographies, and travel books. He was also superintendent of schools, worked to establish the free Town Library, and served as president of the Historical Society. He bequeathed the sum of $8,000 to fund the Civil War monument, Wounded Color Sargent.
Topics: Topsfield (Mass.)--History, Medical Practice
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2007.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2014.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2015.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through November 2008.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2006.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2005.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through November 2009.
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This volume includes issues spanning January through December 2010.
Topics: Topsfield Historical Society, Local History, Topsfield (Mass.)--History